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Mayan pyramid bulldozed by Belize construction crew

BBC News - Archaeology - Wed, 2013-05-15 03:45
Officials in Belize say a construction company has destroyed one of the country's largest Mayan pyramids. Head of the Belizean Institute of Archaeology… 2013-05-14T09:06:55Z BBC
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Haverhill Retail Park dig unearths Roman farmstead

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-14 21:45
… jewellery were also found during the excavation, which covered 4.5 hectares. Headland Archaeology said the dig had provided a "really interesting… 2013-05-12T08:17:52Z BBC
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Southwell boy to keep 'Civil War' cannonball

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-14 13:45
Southwell, made the discovery after his father had dug up a tree root in the family's back garden. The youngster, who wants to be an archaeologist,… 2013-05-10T03:25:41Z BBC
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Redruth archive centre to get lottery funding

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-14 10:45
… a further £1m towards the acquisition of the site. Kresen Kernow will create a body of material for the study of Cornish archaeology, history… 2013-05-09T08:41:20Z BBC
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Bottle digging in old dumps can yield collectable finds

BBC News - Archaeology - Sun, 2013-05-12 09:45
Steven Armstrong describes his hobby scouring Victorian and Edwardian dumps as "archaeology for the man in the street" . Some of his finds he… 2013-05-09T07:11:03Z BBC
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Richard III burial row campaigners march through York

BBC News - Archaeology - Fri, 2013-05-10 04:45
… a "moral crusade". King Richard's skeletal remains were found by archaeologists beneath a car park in Leicester, and are due to be re-interred… 2013-05-06T13:16:48Z BBC
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Old Sarum project sees Neolithic huts built

BBC News - Archaeology - Thu, 2013-05-09 09:45
… into how Stonehenge's builders lived. The huts, made of chalk and straw daub and wheat-thatched roofing, have been based on archaeological remains… 2013-05-06T10:31:37Z BBC
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Dunkirk vessels mark first Southampton Maritime Festival

BBC News - Archaeology - Thu, 2013-05-09 08:45
… opened the event at the Ocean Cruise Terminal. Organised by the Southampton Heritage Federation and Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology… 2013-05-05T16:00:29Z BBC
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The Flying Archaeologist: 1. Stonehenge: The Missing Link

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-07 22:45
Archaeologist Ben Robinson flies over Wiltshire to uncover new discoveries in the stoneage landscape. Sites found from the air have led to exciting… 2013-04-29T20:00:00Z BBC
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Neolithic huts built at Old Sarum by English Heritage

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-07 11:45
… how the builders of Stonehenge lived. The huts, made of chalk and straw daub and wheat-thatched roofing, have been based on archaeological remains… 2013-05-06T10:31:37Z BBC
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Up All Night: 07/05/2013

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-07 10:45
… has topical stories and interviews from across California at 4.35am. Plus Win Scutt shares the latest discoveries from the world of archaeology… 2013-05-07T04:02:00Z BBC
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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: 03/05/1956

BBC News - Archaeology - Tue, 2013-05-07 08:45
… are V. Gordon Childe (Director of the Institute of Archaeology), Professor Sean P O Riordain (Department of Archaeology, University College Dublin) 2013-04-30T09:30:00Z BBC
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Wormingford amateur archaeologists find Stone Age axe

BBC News - Archaeology - Mon, 2013-05-06 14:45
Amateur archaeologists are celebrating a "spectacular" find made while out walking in a village in Essex. Members of Wormingford Landmarks project… 2013-05-04T10:16:00Z BBC
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Archaeologists to dig in Derbyshire villagers' gardens

BBC News - Archaeology - Mon, 2013-05-06 11:45
Helena Coney, also found part of an 18th Century bowl and several other fragments. The residents formed the Dove Valley Community Archaeology… 2013-05-04T08:18:51Z BBC
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Richard III team makes second Leicester car park find

BBC News - Archaeology - Sun, 2013-05-05 16:45
… park has made another find. A 1,700-year-old Roman cemetery has been identified beneath another car park in the city. Archaeologists from the… 2013-05-04T02:33:15Z BBC
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Epiacum Roman fort project 'exciting'

BBC News - Archaeology - Sun, 2013-05-05 02:45
Archaeologist Paul Frodsham describes the volunteer-driven project to sift through objects found in Epiacum Roman Fort in the North Pennines. 2013-05-01T09:52:25Z BBC
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Big dig uncovers Belfast's hidden treasure

BBC News - Archaeology - Sun, 2013-05-05 02:45
Archaeologists take to the Belfast hills in an effort to uncover the hidden treasure of bygone years. 2013-04-27T08:13:32Z BBC
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Moles unearth Roman artefacts at Epiacum's ancient fort

BBC News - Archaeology - Sat, 2013-05-04 11:45
… of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), runs a project called Altogether Archaeology , which has signed up 500 volunteers to take part in digs under… 2013-05-03T11:44:39Z BBC
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Ravenglass Roman fort: Project to unearth civilian settlement

BBC News - Archaeology - Sat, 2013-05-04 09:45
… and excavations will be carried out on the undisturbed grazed land to discover the extent of the civilian settlement. Archaeology and heritage… 2013-05-03T07:14:30Z BBC
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Whithorn Trust raises fears over funding

BBC News - Archaeology - Sat, 2013-05-04 03:45
A cash crisis is threatening an organisation set up to promote the archaeology and heritage of the "cradle of Christianity" in Scotland. The Whithorn… 2013-05-02T10:16:46Z BBC
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